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5 of the Best Yoga Teacher Training Retreats in Florida

by Alyx Sariol  |  Published March 4, 2021

Whether looking to deepen a personal yoga practice, or to kick-start a new career, a yoga teacher training retreat in Florida is a great place to start.

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Florida has a variety of yoga teacher training retreats to choose from. The immersive retreats closely study the eight limbs of Yoga, anatomy, breath work and more. Participants who successfully complete 200-hour programs are eligible to register for Yoga Alliance’s Registered Yoga Teacher certification. More specific trainings, like those for aerial yoga or for students over 50, will help build a yoga teacher’s credentials. Below, we’ve highlighted TravelMag’s top choices of the best yoga teacher training retreats in Florida.

15 Day 200-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher Training in Miramar

Hosted in Miramar, Shri Yoga Hari is offering a rare opportunity to secure a registered yoga teacher training certificate at a discounted rate of $1,500/person. Over the course of two weeks, prospective teachers will be fully immersed in the study Sampoorna Yoga, or yoga of fullness. The curriculum covers anatomy, asana, meditation and more. Upon completion of the course, participants will sit for an exam to receive their Yoga Alliance certification. The retreat includes dormitory-style lodging, two vegetarian meals per day and all the materials needed for the course. From $1,500 per person

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15 Day 200-Hour Hatha with Aerial Certification Yoga Teacher Training in Manatee County, Florida

Heartwood Retreat Center’s yoga teacher training offers a comprehensive study of the eight limbs of yoga. In addition to the Yoga Alliance-recognized course material, Heartwood also offers an aerial yoga certification and Reiki training. Participants will leave with a well-rounded awareness and understanding of the various styles of yoga. Participants can stay in dorm-style housing on-site, or at a nearby hotel – transfers will be provided. The organic retreat center has a garden, labyrinth and reading library for participants to enjoy during personal time. Lunch and dinner are included in the retreat cost. From $3,495/person

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28 Day 200-Hour Intensive Yoga Teacher Training in Boca Raton

Zen Den Yoga School is located in Boca Raton, one of Florida’s most active cities. Zen Den Yoga School’s intensive yoga teacher training course reviews Sadhana Yoga, or the yoga of personal spiritual practice. Students will learn everything from philosophy and pranayama, to nutrition and the business of yoga. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance. The cost of the program includes lodging and two meals per day. Groups are capped at 12 participants for an intimate, immersive experience. From $3,000/person

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4 Day Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Course in Miramar

Yoga teachers who want to offer a slightly more restorative practice will benefit from this 4-day Yoga Nidra teacher training retreat. Yoga Nidra, also known as “yogic sleep,” is the conscious awareness of the deep sleep state. Students will have a daily satsang and yoga class, as well as personal time for reflection and relaxation. Breakfast and dinner are provided. This training can be used to apply for continuing education credits. From $875/person

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15 Day 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Immersion Training Program for Ages 50 plus in Bradenton, Florida

This 15-day yoga teacher training is for those 50 plus years of age, and looking to teach an older demographic. Heartwood Retreat Center has created a training that takes the needs of mature bodies into consideration, rather than focusing on intense, rigorous physical poses. Participants will review Yoga Alliance-recognized course materials, and upon successful completion, will be eligible for Yoga Alliance certifications. This gentle, more accessible approach to yoga also includes a bonus Chair Yoga certification. Three meals are provided each day, as is lodging in comfortable dorm-style housing. Transfer from Tampa International Airport is included in the retreat cost. From $3,495/person

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